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On 19 August international medical journal PLOS ONE published news of a breakthrough in LAM research: the world’s first blood test to confirm LAM. See the journal article here.
With funding from LAM Australasia Research Alliance, scientists at Sydney's Woolcock Institute of Medical Research have isolated biomarkers in blood serum believed to be unique to LAM. A world's first blood test capable of identifying LAM by testing for biomarkers specific to LAM will follow.